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in a giant bow. that basically represents bows standing in the house. h beau's standing in the ouse. also have a special activity prepared for the young people who visit the white house this year. we thought it would be fun to give them a book market checklist that instructs them to find all of the hidden demint located in eight rooms in the white house. we hope that will keep kids busy while parents are looking at christmas cards. these are just a few of this year's highlights and i could go on and on but i know we have cookies to decorate and things to do but what i have to tell you is that this would not be possible if it were not for the 85 that does volunteers like jennifer who took time out of their busy lives to come from all parts of the country to help us decorate this house. it happens overnight. literally, once the tree is delivered, it is a matter of days before this house is transformed into what you see. it is because people like jennifer who come in and build bonds and share stories about their grandchildren and they are as dedicated as jennifer is to making this house beau
, and beau, i would like to wish each and every one of you a peaceful and joyful holiday season. god bless you and god bless america. [applause] >> we had to make the plan for the invasion of japan without considering the atomic bomb. it was estimated it would cost to under 50,000 of our youngsters -- 250,000 of our youngsters. [bells ringing] >> as someone in the middle of this, i choose to honor both. the sacrifice of american servicemen fighting in the pacific and of a little girl who died as the result of an atomic bombing. it is unimaginable what that must have been like, to be close to that, to the hypocenter of were the fireball was initiated. >> follow clifton truman daniel in his journey to hiroshima. the president's grandson joins us and bomb survivors. 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> on tuesday, house speaker john boehner participated in the official lighting of the capitol christmas tree. colorado lawmakers took part in the event. this is 30 minutes. >> good evening, everyone. and welcome to the 48th annual capitol christmas tree lighting ceremony. i am the architect of the capitol and i
passed away the first calls i got from my sons, beau in delaware, and my son hunter was overseas, they had heard before i did. they knew your dad. they knew your husband. what mattered most to them is, they knew he knew them. matter of fact, it mattered so much to my grown son, hunter, when he did his senior paper at georgetown university, he went to danny and asked whether he could do it about the 442nd and would danny help him. i don't know how many times i have heard my son tell the stories to his friends about how he sat for several hours with danny hearing firsthand about the 442nd. you know, when you think of danny what struck my family, at least, both not just his physical encourage, eternal optimism, his embrace of life, his trammeled belief in the dignity of every human being. danny is known for all the great things he's done, the physical courage he's shown, what he's done with the veterans. but what drew me to danny was the speech he made in 1968 at the democratic convention about civil rights. about human rights. just as my son wrote about danny , future generations w
represents bows standing in the house. -- beau's standing in the house. also have a special activity prepared for the young people who visit the white house this year. we thought it would be fun to give them a book market checklist that instructs them to find all of the hidden demint located in eight rooms in the white house. we hope that will keep kids busy while parents are looking at christmas cards. these are just a few of this year's highlights and i could go on and on but i know we have cookies to decorate and things to do but what i have to tell you is that this would not be possible if it were not for the 85 that does volunteers like jennifer who took time out of their busy lives to come from all parts of the country to help us decorate this house. it happens overnight. literally, once the tree is delivered, it is a matter of days before this house is transformed into what you see. it is because people like jennifer who come in and build bonds and share stories about their grandchildren and they are as dedicated as jennifer is to making this house beautiful. we are just so grateful to
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